Bintulu Development Authority

Bintulu Development Authority (Malay: Lembaga Kemajuan Bintulu) (BDA) is a local council which administers Bintulu town and other areas of Bintulu Division. The agency is under the purview of Sarawak Ministry of Local Government and Community Development.[2]

Bintulu Development Authority

Lembaga Kemajuan Bintulu
BDA Ordinance 1978
BDA official logo.svg
Type
Type
History
Founded8 July 1978
Leadership
General Manager
Ex GM, Rodziah Hj Morshidi[1]
Meeting place
Bintulu Sarawak Government Offices - panoramio.jpg
BDA Head Office, Jalan Tanjung Kidurong, Bintulu, Sarawak
Website
www.bda.gov.my

HistoryEdit

BDA was established on 8 July 1978 by Sarawak state government following the discovery of huge reserves of natural gas and oil offshore Bintulu.[3]

PurposeEdit

BDA is responsible to facilitate industrial, tertiary sector of the economy, and social development in Bintulu town and Bintulu Division. Besides, it also functions to manage residential, trade and commerce industry and provides facilities and amenities for the well-being of the people in Bintulu.[4]

AdministrationEdit

Designated area for BDA covers a total area of 12,515 km2 including 5 km offshore Bintulu Division. The area of administration contains Bintulu district and Tatau district.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Work with us towards a better Bintulu, BDA GM tells media". The Borneo Post. 31 January 2019. Retrieved 31 January 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Official Website of Ministry of Local Government and Community Development". Ministry of Local Government and Community Development. Ministry of Local Government and Community Development. 3 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "About Us". Bintulu Development Authority Official Website. Bintulu Development Authority Official Website. 5 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Objectives". Bintulu Development Authority Official Website. Bintulu Development Authority Official Website. 5 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)